Welcome to Cooke County Appraisal District!

Within this site you will find general information about the District and the ad valorem property tax system in Texas, as well as information regarding specific properties within the district. Cooke County Appraisal District is responsible for appraising all real and business personal property within Cooke County. The district appraises property according to the Texas Property Tax Code and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practices (USPAP).

Cooke County Appraisal District is responsible for the fair market appraisal of properties within each of the following taxing entities. Additional responsibilities include change of address and public information requests.

Thanks for visiting with us and we hope you’ll find all the information you need right here on the site, but please don’t hesitate to email, call or come by – we’re here to help!

Effective March 1st, our website will be changing.  We are making this change to streamline the Online Protest for both the taxpayer and the appraisal district.  There will also be a Portal for Agents to file protests on behalf of their clients. To help us better serve you a survey form will be  available for your feedback.  Our URL www.cookecad.org will not change.

Deadline to file your Agricultural Use Application, Wildlife Application is April 30th.

Deadline to file your rendition for Business Personal Property is back to April 15th.

Property Tax Protest and Appeal Procedures

The Cooke County Appraisal District is available to answer your questions.  Our office is located at 201 N. Dixon St. Gainesville Texas. We are open Monday through Friday 8am to 5pm.  We can be reached by phone at 940-665-7651, fax number 940-668-2587, or email address cookecad@yahoo.com


Cooke County Taxing Entities:
Cooke County Lindsay City
North Central Texas College Callisburg City
Callisburg ISD Gainesville City
Era ISD Muenster City
Gainesville ISD Oakridge City
Lindsay ISD Valley View City
Muenster ISD Gainesville Hospital
Sivells Bend ISD Muenster Hospital
Valley View ISD Muenster Water
Walnut Bend ISD Clear Creek Water
Town of Road Runner